Our mission is to assist
animals in need through rescue,
rehabilitation and education.
Win An Austin Zoo Birthday Party!
Grand Prize includes Events Pavilion Package Party including 2-hour venue time slot, 15-minute animal experience presentation, 20 invitations, 20 goodie bags and 10 animal feed bags! Plus 20 child’s passes, so party guests may visit the Zoo at a later date! ($525 value!)
Swing Into Summer Photo Contest Winners
1st Place – Jim Craig – Bobcat Emilio
3rd Place – Rocky Molidor Blackbeard – Bearded Dragon
When you visit the rescued animals at our Zoo, you may also encounter native Texas wildlife on our Hill Country grounds. We thought it would be fun to tell you about our native reptiles, insects, birds, amphibians and mammals!
This Week’s Native Species:
Texas Leafcutter Ants
To learn more about this week’s featured species, click here!
Daily Training &
All keeper talks are weather permitting and last approximately 15 minutes.
11:00am: Monday • Wednesday • Friday
11:00am: Sunday • Tuesday • Thursday • Saturday
2:30pm: Tuesday • Saturday
*Tortoise Keeper Talk is held only when the temperature is at least 60 degrees F. at noon
Austin Zoo Animal Art
Is Now Available For Purchase!
What started out as an enrichment activity for our primates has turned into a fundraising project for Austin Zoo!
All the pieces are hand painted by an Austin Zoo animal in watercolor, are unframed, and include the animal’s name and the date painted. (Each piece of art may contain slight imperfections.)